If roads could talk, the Wadi Qelt would tell some spellbinding tales. Stretching 17 miles between Jericho and Jerusalem, every important character in Biblical history walked or ran over its rocky path. David ran from Jerusalem via the Wadi Qelt after his son Absalom declared himself king (2 Samuel 15:23 – 16:14) and in Psalm 23, he … More The Wadi Qelt, If Roads Could Talk!
Hold on to your proverbial Indiana Jones hat….we are about to enter a place that evokes faith, facts, myths and mysteries! The Western Wall Tunnel or Rabbi’s Tunnel, a sort of “time tunnel” to ancient Jerusalem, sweeps us back 2000 years. In fact, the Western Wall Tunnels are really a microcosm of Jerusalem itself…from the … More Zoom Back To Ancient Jerusalem Via the Western Wall Tunnel
What did Jesus mean when He said “I tell you that if these should keep silent, the stones would immediately cry out.” Many think it is about the reality of non-believers singing Christmas Carols and others feeling the urge to attend church on Christmas and Easter….reminding us that no matter how hard the world tries, … More The Garden Tomb…The Very Stones Will Cry Out!
400 Years of Silence The events that inspired Hanukkah took place in the midst of “The 400 Years of Silence” or the time between the Old Testament and the New Testament when God appeared to be silent. For Important Israel News Updates To read about Safety In The Holy Land, click here God Uses History … More Israel: From The Maccabees To A Miracle To Hanukkah Donuts
For important Israel News Updates To read about Safety In The Holy Land, click here. A well or a monument…which is the better legacy? The Holy Land is filled with both and the Bible is replete with passages about digging wells and erecting monuments that were suppose to jog memories and keep the past alive. … More A Well Or A Monument…Which Are You Leaving?
For Important Israel News Updates To read about Safety In The Holy Land, click here The Temple Mount, The Center Of Attention In A World With A Short Attention Span If you were one of the thousands googling about safety in the Holy Land in July 2017, the Jerusalem Temple Mount incident probably caught your … More Safety In The Holy Land, Where A Hill Is The Center Of Attention
For Israel News Updates To read about Safety In The Holy Land, click here. Is the whole Jerusalem Temple Mount episode (July 2017) really about metal detectors? There are metal detectors everywhere else in Israel, not to mention the world, at checkpoints, the entrances to malls and other public places that Israelis, Muslims, Christians and others walk … More The Temple Mount: A Hill, A Powder Keg, Metal Detectors and the Status Quo
One trip to Masada is never enough! Witness the number of people who go back time and time again….seemingly to observe the same scenery yet hearing new voices from history on each visit. Golden Age of Jewish History Masada’s big moment, part of the Second Temple period, 166 BC to 70 AD, is often considered … More Masada, Echoes In Time
Ah….the Jordan, many rivers are more beautiful, countless are longer, wider, deeper, and cleaner, but no other river evokes such affection, serenity or peace, especially in the hearts of God’s people, as the Jordan River, one of 26 rivers in Israel. The Jordan is mentioned 175 times in the Old Testament and about 15 times in the … More The Jordan River…. That Peaceful, Easy Feeling
In 2017, the Dead Sea Scrolls celebrated their 70th birthday! Discovered in caves near the Dead Sea in 1947, these manuscripts have stayed in the top ten of archaeological finds for 70+ years. You can see God’s hand in their preservation, sheltered in clay urns, these fragile artifacts spent centuries in the driest, lowest place … More Did You Know The Dead Sea Scrolls Turned 70 In 2017?